Stomp - Ambassadors Theatre

Stomp
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Venue Information
Ambassadors Theatre

Ambassadors Theatre
West Street
London
London
WC2H 9ND

Seating Plan

Directions

Directions
(5mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square until St Martin’s Lane, where you head left up to West Street. The theatre’s on your left past St Martin’s Theatre.

Review Summary
Average Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 15 review(s)

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Latest Review: "Wow, what a show. We enjoyed it from the first rythm till the end... Would recommend it...."

Age Restriction: Under 5's not admitted.

Important Info: We recommend patrons arrive at least 15mins in advance of the show start time.  Please note that the theatre are no longer accepting bags into the theatre cloakrooms. The AmbassadorsTheatre will continue to carry out bag searches and accept there may be some delays to patrons, please be aware that your bags will need to be checked before being seated. Please note: Stalls Rows O-R are slightly restricted view due to the overhang of the Circle.

Stomp is one of many shows that have become a staple of the West End, having played at the Ambassadors Theatre for many years. It just wouldn’t be Theatreland without it and with that in mind it’s no wonder audiences continue to flock to see it live!

Stomp is a stunning piece of visual theatre which features a unique ‘street band’ that create amazing sounds and rhythms from everyday or ‘street’ items.  These include dustbins, matchboxes, brooms, tin cans, hubcaps and even steel capped workboots!  You name it they play it! 

The cast of Stomp has featured some of our best known celebrities such as Angus Deayton, Dawn French and Lenny Henry.  It has also included many famous US entertainers such as Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Lauren Bacall and Bruce Willis to name but a few.

Stomp was first created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas in 1991 and was the culmination of more than ten years hard work.  This partnership first met back in 1981 as part of critically acclaimed street band ‘Pookiesnackenburger’.  This idiosyncratic band is best known for a series of television adverts back in the 1980s.

They came together and in 1991 Stomp was born. Over the years since it has appeared in various different locations, from London to Hong Kong, and has also had very different stage step-ups around the world. So whilst the original line-up only had a few members, this rose exponentially for the production that appeared on Broadway to big success.

In 2002, Stomp appeared in London and is still running strong.  It is a truly amazing piece of performance art and one that combines the very best of dance, sound, comedy and technical agility with brilliant choreography.

Today Stomp manages to attract crowds to the Ambassadors Theatre in London’s West End and as it has been playing for such a long time there is no doubt that it will remain a staple of the capital for some time to come.

A show not to be missed! Thankfully, you can still catch it at the Ambassadors Theatre.


Did You Know?

• The show’s performers include Paul Bend, Hugo Cortes, Rob Shaw, Helene Jank and Simeon Weedal, amongst others.
• Before it was at the Ambassadors Theatre, Stomp premiered in Edinburgh.
• The show earned a Laurence Olivier Award in 1994 for Best Choreography.
• In London, the show has also been seen at Sadler’s Wells, the Bloomsbury Theatre and the Royal Festival Hall.

Show Information
Booking From: Saturday, 24th September 2016
Booking Until: Sunday, 8th January 2017
Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Age Restriction: Under 5's not admitted.
Important Info: We recommend patrons arrive at least 15mins in advance of the show start time.  Please note that the theatre are no longer accepting bags into the theatre cloakrooms. The AmbassadorsTheatre will continue to carry out bag searches and accept there may be some delays to patrons, please be aware that your bags will need to be checked before being seated. Please note: Stalls Rows O-R are slightly restricted view due to the overhang of the Circle.
Show Schedule
Mon: 8pm
Thu: 3pm and 8pm
Fri: 8pm
Sat: 3pm and 8pm
Sun: 3pm and 6pm
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